Smultea Sciences works on projects across the globe. Our company operates remotely, with our on-shore workforce located across the United States.
We are a tight, well-organized team of experienced scientists, project managers, data analysts, and seasoned offshore veterans, supported by a dedicated operations team to keep our efforts running smoothly.
We are passionate about making a positive difference in the world, lending our expertise to shape sound resource policy, educating our clients on best practices, and contributing to collective scientific knowledge.
MARI A SMULTEA, PhD
Biologist and researcher with 30+ years of experience studying
effects of human-related activities on marine mammal, sea turtle, sea bird, and terrestrial animal ecology and behavior. Endangered species specialist.
Business Operations Manger
Cindi is our company integrator, overseeing all departments to ensure cohesiveness, integration, and communication. She is directly in charge of all business operations including accounting and human relations.
JESSICA MUCCI HEATH
Project Operations PSO Services Mgr
Jessica supervises and coordinates all the moving parts required to deliver quality services to our clients. She directs the Project Management team, along with our roster of 120+ Protected Species Observers (PSOs) and 40+ Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) Operators.
CRAIG REISER, MA
Science & Regulatory Specialist
Craig is our regulatory expert, with a firm grasp of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), with 10 years of MMPA-specific project management involving IHA/LOA applications, in-field implementation, and annual and cumulative reporting.
LIZ FERGUSON, MSc
Data Team Manager
Liz coordinates the talented Smultea Sciences Data Team and provides guidance on data management and analysis based on her extensive marine mammal research background.
On-shore support team:
Our Senior Leadership and offshore team members are backed by a full complement of remotely-based personnel dedicated to advancing Smultea Sciences' mission. This includes seasoned project managers, expert data analysts, logistics experts, report writers and editors, along with a full support team of administrative staff.
On-shore support team:
PSO Coordinator & Logistics
Equipment & Shipping
Bookkeeping & Payroll